General Requirements

  • OS X v10.6.8 or later
  • 2GB of memory
  • 8GB of available space
  • Some features require an Apple ID; terms apply.
  • Some features require a compatible Internet service provider; fees may apply.

Supported Models

  • iMac (Mid 2007 or newer)
  • MacBook (Late 2008 Aluminium, or Early 2009 or newer)
  • MacBook Pro (Mid/Late 2007 or newer)
  • Xserve (Early 2009)
  • MacBook Air (Late 2008 or newer)
  • Mac mini (Early 2009 or newer)
  • Mac Pro (Early 2008 or newer)

What's Included

Applications

  • Automator
  • Calculator
  • Calendar
  • Chess
  • Contacts
  • Dashboard
  • Dictionary
  • DVD Player
  • FaceTime
  • Font Book
  • Image Capture
  • iTunes
  • Launchpad
  • Mac App Store
  • Mail
  • Messages
  • Mission Control
  • Notes
  • Photo Booth
  • Preview
  • QuickTime Player
  • Reminders
  • Safari
  • Stickies
  • System Preferences
  • TextEdit
  • Time Machine

Utilities

  • Activity Monitor
  • AirPort Utility
  • AppleScript Editor
  • Audio MIDI Setup
  • Bluetooth File Exchange
  • Boot Camp Assistant
  • ColorSync Utility
  • Console
  • DigitalColor Meter
  • Disk Utility
  • Grab
  • Grapher
  • Keychain Access
  • Migration Assistant
  • Network Utility
  • RAID Utility
  • System Information
  • Terminal
  • VoiceOver Utility

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • Swedish
  • Danish
  • Norwegian
  • Finnish
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Korean
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Russian
  • Polish
  • Czech
  • Turkish
  • Hungarian
  • Arabic
  • Catalan
  • Croatian
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Romanian
  • Slovak
  • Thai
  • Ukrainian

Feature Requirements

Time Machine

Requires an additional hard drive or AirPort Time Capsule (sold separately).

Photo Booth

Requires a FaceTime or iSight camera (built in or external), USB video class (UVC) camera or FireWire DV camcorder. Backdrop effects when using a DV camcorder require fixed focus, exposure and white balance.

FaceTime

Video calls require a built-in FaceTime camera, an iSight camera (built in or external), a USB video class (UVC) camera or a FireWire DV camcorder, and a 128-Kbps upstream and downstream Internet connection. Making HD video calls requires a built-in FaceTime HD camera and a 1-Mbps upstream and downstream Internet connection. Receiving HD video calls requires a supported Intel-based Mac.

AirDrop

Supported by the following Mac models:

  • iMac (Mid 2011 or newer)
  • Mac mini (Mid 2011 or newer)
  • MacBook Air (Mid 2011 or newer)
  • MacBook Pro (Early 2011 or newer)
  • Mac Pro (late 2013)

Boot Camp

Supports existing Boot Camp installations with Windows XP Service Pack 2, Windows Vista or Windows 7. New Boot Camp installations require Windows 7 (sold separately).

Exchange Support

Requires Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 Update Rollup 4 or Exchange Server 2010. Auto-setup requires enabling the Autodiscovery feature of Microsoft Exchange Server.

AirPlay Mirroring

Requires a second-generation Apple TV or later. Supported by the following Mac models:

  • iMac (Mid 2011 or newer)
  • Mac mini (Mid 2011 or newer)
  • MacBook Air (Mid 2011 or newer)
  • MacBook Pro (Early 2011 or newer)
  • Mac Pro (Late 2013)

Power Nap

Supported by the following Mac models:

  • MacBook Air (Late 2010 or newer)
  • MacBook Pro with Retina display
  • iMac (Late 2012 or newer)
  • Mac Pro (Late 2013)
  • Mac mini (Late 2012)

Gestures

Requires a Multi-Touch trackpad, Magic Trackpad or Magic Mouse.

VoiceOver Gestures

Requires a Multi-Touch trackpad or Magic Trackpad.

Mac App Store

Available only to persons aged 13 or older in the US and many other countries. Requires compatible hardware and software, and Internet access; broadband recommended (fees may apply). Terms apply.

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